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Interval information
Ratio 576/575
Subgroup monzo [6 2 -2 -1
Size in cents 3.0082267¢
Name worcester comma
Color name 23ugg1,
twethugugu 1sn,
Twethugugu comma
FJS name [math]\text{d2}_{5,5,23}[/math]
Special properties square superparticular,
Tenney height (log2 nd) 18.3373
Weil height (log2 max(n, d)) 18.3399
Wilson height (sopfr (nd)) 51
Harmonic entropy
(Shannon, [math]\sqrt{n\cdot d}[/math])
~2.43724 bits
Comma size unnoticeable
S-expression S24
open this interval in xen-calc

576/575, the worcester comma, is a 23-limit superparticular comma of about 3 cents. It is the difference between two 6/5s and 23/16, as well as 24/23 and 25/24. By tempering it out is defined the worcester temperament, which enables the worcester chords.


The name worcester was named by Kaiveran in 2023. The reasoning behind the name has unfortunately been forgotten.

See also